Lecturer in Theatre

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Humanities & Social Science

Applications are invited for a permanent position for a Lecturer in Theatre, to begin in June 2018. The appointee will have the opportunity to contribute to a vibrant programme in Theatre at Victoria, and to other academic and creative communities in Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand.

The Theatre Programme aims to appoint a dynamic junior scholar who complements the current staff's expertise and who can contribute to teaching and research in one or more of the following areas: critical theory, practice as/practice-led research, children and young person's theatre, scenography, costume design, multi-media and inter-medial performance, Indigenous/diasporic theatre, puppetry, dance or musical theatre. The ability to teach large introductory courses and to direct student productions is essential.

The successful candidate will have a PhD or MFA in Theatre (or equivalent professional experience), a record of scholarly productivity, and the capacity to teach a broad range of introductory and advanced Theatre courses, as well as supervise MA and PhD candidates.

Applications should include a letter of interest addressing teaching and research goals and a curriculum vitae with the name of three referees. A writing sample, teaching evaluations, and a research plan will be required for the next phase of the process but can be submitted initially.

For further information on the position contact Associate Professor David O'Donnell, Head of School (david.odonnell@vuw.ac.nz).

Applications close at midnight on Friday, 19 January 2018.

Please complete the online application form and submit your CV and cover letter by attachment at http://www.victoria.ac.nz/about/careers/current-vacancies.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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